David Mitchell

Guest Blogger

Founder, CEO and President, Better Outcomes for OUR Kids

Atlanta, Georgia

David Mitchell is the founder, CEO and president of Better Outcome for OUR Kids (BOOK).

Better Outcomes for OUR Kids works with both traditional and public charter schools to increase parent and community involvement in their local schools. The goal of the organization is to leverage its credibility to make strong statements and stances on educational outcomes and school choice in the African-American community. BOOK serves as an advocate and surrogate for parents and communities who are looking to create school choice opportunities by leveraging the public dollars spent on educating their children.

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Posted May 17, 2018

Did Brown v. Board Really Produce Better Outcomes for Our Black Students?

I sometimes ponder whether or not Brown v. Board of Education was the worst thing that ever happened to African-American…

By David Mitchell

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Posted Mar. 29, 2018

We Could Make Every Public School Feel Like Wakanda

Since its release, there have been several pieces that have reflected on the success of “Black Panther.” But one thing…

By David Mitchell

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Posted Sep. 16, 2020

How to Raise Children Who Celebrate Diversity

Nearly a century ago, Father Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, said, It costs so little to teach a child to love, and so much…

By Bridget Barnes

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Posted Sep. 17, 2020

Yes, White Teachers Still Need to Be Ready to Talk to Students About Race

“What’s the difference between a killing and a lynching?” The question popped up on my phone through the Google Hangouts app I installed in March.…

By Desiree Mitchel

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Posted Sep. 15, 2020

Kids Need to Write More. A Lot More.

Growing up with teachers for parents, my siblings and I were taught that writing is an indispensable skill. We attended rigorous schools and enrichment programs…

By Aigner Picou

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